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Young scholars identify positive and negative economic incentives in their community and determine the purpose for these incentives. They brainstorm to create a new economic incentive that will help community, explain what it is, and discuss whether they think the incentive will influence people's behavior.
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in China. This instructional activity includes excellent resources and wonderful discussion questions intended to engage learners in building an economic and global perspective of US business overseas.
Students explore the Gulf Coast disaster and what it took to rebuild the community surrounding it. In this economic development instructional activity, students watch a video from the Nightly Business Report and explore what all it takes to make up a community by relating the case study to their own neighborhood through research of key words and concepts.
Students differentiate between positive and negative employee incentives and develop sets of them for an imaginary business. In pairs, they complete an interactive project for starting a business and supporting it with incentives. They exchange their business plans with other classmates and critique them.
Cost-benefit, green initiatives, global economics, and renewable energy are the topics of this thought-provoking lesson plan. Learners watch the video, NASCAR Goes Green, engage in a circular written discussion, then talk about the green initiative as a targeted market to increase product loyalty and overall profit margarine. Multiple resources, discussion questions, and activities are all included.